Keith Benson/Photo courtesy of Oakland University
The Clippers are now 1-3 in summer league play after being defeated by the Miami Heat 96-87 on Wednesday at Cox Pavilion on the campus of University of Nevada Las Vegas.
Keith Benson – a 6-foot-10 power forward out of Oakland University – led the Clippers with 18 points off the bench.
DeAndre Liggins, a 6-6 shooting guard/small forward out of Kentucky, scored 14 points. Shawn Jones – a 6-7 power forward from Middle Tennessee St. – led Los Angeles with eight rebounds. Benson had six rebounds.
Miami (1-4) got a team-high 18 points from Justin Hamilton, a 7-foot post out of LSU. Tyler Honeycutt – a 6-8 forward who played at UCLA – led both teams with 15 rebounds.
The Clippers next play Friday at 3 p.m. against the Toronto Raptors at Cox Pavilion.